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Pre-Departure Resources

Mandatory Assessment: You can find the mandatory assessment and necessary recordings in your VolsAbroad Portal under the “Pre-Departure Orientation Assessment”.

 

 

 

Know Before You Go Student Guide

Access here (use your UTK credentials).

Emergency Response Protocol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Questions to Consider & Corresponding Resources

Suggested external resources are meant to assist the student but are not monitored or maintained for accuracy or quality control.

Questions to Consider:

  • How will my abroad courses transfer back to UT?
  • What is the grading scale at my abroad institution?
  • What study habits do I use now that I can implement abroad?

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Questions to Consider:

  • How will my current financial aid package be applied to my program abroad?
  • What dates and deadlines do I need to be aware of?
  • What is the accepted currency and cost of living in my host country?

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Questions to Consider:

  • What is the plan if an emergency occurs?
  • Who are my international and on-the-ground contacts?
  • What common phrases do I need to know for emergency communication?

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